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Structure in Science and Art

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Edited By: Wendy Pullan and Harry Bhadeshia

203 pages, 2 col plates, 20 b/w illus

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Oct 2000 | #106902 | ISBN: 0521782589
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About this book

Examination of structure and the different forms that it takes such as bridges and buildings, DNA, the periodic table, flora and fauna, machines, circuits, human beings and the societies of which they are part, and even thoughts and ideas.


Contents

Introduction Wendy Pullan; 1. The structure of life Simon Conway Morris; 2. Models of structure A. H. Cottrell and D. G. Pettifor; 3. The body in space: structures in dance Shobana Jeyasingh; 4. The structures of landscape John Dixon Hunt; 5. Microscopic structure: minerals, gemstones and their derivatives and applications John Meurig Thomas; 6. Engineering structures: why do they fail? John Knott; 7. The structure of conflict Mary Caldor; 8. The structure of the imagination: darkness visible in the mind's eye Marina Warner; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Index.


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